Minister of Construction Tran Hong Ha admitted that there remain many shortcomings in urban planning while fielding questions raised by National Assembly (NA) deputies at the ongoing 13th session of the NA Standing Committee on August 16.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and the National Council of Solidarity Front for Development of Cambodia (SFDC) held the fifth international conference on building Vietnam-Cambodia border of peace, friendship, cooperation and development for 2017-2020 in Phnom Penh on August 16.
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai has praised the International Labour Organisation’s support for Vietnam in building legal frameworks relating to labour standards and social security.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 16 for some European ambassadors to discuss investment promotion activities of European businesses in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stressed that the reform of administrative procedures must be accelerated to bolster growth, noting that the public and business community still complain about prolonged and cumbersome administrative processes in many State agencies.
President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand Pornpetch Wichitcholchai left Hanoi on August 16, concluding his four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
The Prime Minister has signed decisions to apply disciplinary measures on four former leaders of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the central province of Ha Tinh, whose violations are linked to the serious environmental incident caused by Formosa Ha Tinh.
Ho Thi Kim Thoa was dismissed from the position of Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade under a decision issued by the Prime Minister on August 16.
The Embassy of India in Vietnam held a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence Day (August 15, 1947) in Hanoi on August 15.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hailed AIA Group’s performance in Vietnam since 2000 and the first half this year during a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for its Chief Executive cum President Ng Keng Hooi.
The official visit to Thailand by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from August 17-19 is expected to deepen the two countries’ relations in various fields such as politics, security, defence, economics and trade.
Leaders of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) and the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) have pledged to work harder to tighten the loyal and pure relations between Vietnam and Cuba.
Vietnam always works closely with Timor Leste to foster bilateral ties for the sake of peace, stability and prosperity in Southeast Asia, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underilnied cooperation with Tokyo Gas Co Ltd very important as oil and gas cooperation is one of the top priorities in Vietnam-Japan economic links.
VOV.VN - Chairman of the Vietnam-Thailand Parliamentary Friendship Group Pham Dinh Toan met on August 15 with the visiting President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand, Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang on August 15 sent a congratulatory message to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence Day (August 15, 1947).
VOV.VN - General Secretary of the Vietnam National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Hanh Phuc on August 15 held talks with General Secretary of the Office of the Mongolian Parliament Tsend Tsolmon, currently on a working visit to Vietnam August 14-18.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Montsame News Agency of Mongolia signed a new cooperation agreement on August 15 to tighten their profession links in the digital era.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang have sent messages of congratulations and baskets of flowers to General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith on the latter’s 80th birthday.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has signed the first-ever regulations on specific standards and assessment criteria for officials under the management of the Party Central Committee, Politburo and Secretariat.